Lakes, Ponds & Streams

We offer a wide variety ecological services that benefit both land and water including prescribed burns, invasive species removal, shoreline erosion control, stormwater management, and algae and aquatic plant control. Contact us today.

Diver Assisted Suction Harvesting

Diver Assisted Suction Harvesting

Problem: “The swimming area in my lake is overrun by underwater plants.”Solution: D.A.S.H. can get rid of the problem quickly and have you swimming comfortably in no time.   If you live on a lake or pond, you know how nuisance aquatic plants can grow out of...

Stabilization & Erosion Control

Stabilization & Erosion Control

What is Shoreline Erosion? Shoreline erosion is a common issue in lakes, ponds, and streams in Illinois and Wisconsin caused by factors like wind, waves, ice, runoff and loss of shoreline vegetation that holds the soil in place.  Soil is pulled away from the shore...

Mechanical Removal

Mechanical Removal

The physical removal of plant and algae material from your lake or pond has the benefit of providing immediate visual satisfaction while removing organic material from the water that would otherwise serve as a food source for additional aquatic plants and algae.  By...

Sediment Investigation & Dredging

Sediment Investigation & Dredging

What is Sediment Build Up and Why Do I Need A Sediment Investigation? All lakes and ponds have a natural life span and fill up with sediment over time.  Sediment accumulation can be accelerated by shoreline erosion, runoff, or the seasonal buildup of organic material...

Nutrient Reduction

Nutrient Reduction

Nutrients are an important part of healthy aquatic ecosystems.  They support plants and other aquatic life as a necessary food source.  However, when there are too many nutrients, a variety of problems can result - including unsightly algae growth.  Fortunately, there...

Aeration Installation & Maintenance

Aeration Installation & Maintenance

Oftentimes, water bodies can benefit from the introduction of an aeration system as an important part of an all-encompassing, successful pond and lake management program.  ILM’s experienced aeration team in Illinois and Wisconsin can design and install a unique...

Water Quality Testing

Water Quality Testing

What is Water Quality Testing and Why Do I Need it? Lakes and ponds are complex ecosystems, and a variety of factors can negatively impact the health of a waterbody. Poor water quality has visible effects on a system and can be caused from sources such as excess...

Service: Aquatic Plant, Weed, and Algae Control

Service: Aquatic Plant, Weed, and Algae Control

Lakes and ponds are complex ecosystems, and a variety of factors can negatively impact the health of a waterbody—especially with the drastic weather changes that happen in Wisconsin and Illinois. A few of these factors include erosion and depth as well as internal and...